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Wainwright reconsidered: Prisons, Families and the Human Rights Act

Citation: Codd, Helen (2005) Wainwright reconsidered: Prisons, Families and the Human Rights Act. Amicus Curiae, 2005 (60). p. 1. ISSN 1461-2097


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A brief, speculative look at how the provisions of the Human Rights Act 1998 regarding the rights of prisoners' partners and children may have impacted (had it been applicable) on the decision of Wainwright v Home Office [2003] UKHL 53 which related to conduct before the act came into force. Piece by Helen Codd (Principal Lecturer in Law, lancashire Law School, University of Central Lancashire) published in Amicus Curiae – Journal of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by SALS at the IALS (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London).

Additional Information: Citation: Amicus Curiae, Issue 60, July/August 2005, p.1
Creators: Codd, Helen and
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Subjects: Human Rights & Development Studies
Keywords: Prisoners, Legal status, Human rights
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Collections: Amicus Curiae
  • 2005 (published)


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